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Disaster & Emergency Check Lists, Preparedness, Safety & Recovery

Disaster & Emergency Check Lists, Preparedness, Safety & Recovery

Water, food, shelter, clothes, bedding will be of top priority, as will First Aid and Medical Care. However, even if First Aid and medical workers become available, as we have seen in a number of major disasters, their numbers, depending on the severity and scope of the disaster, are only going to be able to help a limited number of people. Become self-reliant.

In providing this information, this is not an endorsement or recommendation for any specific equipment, organization, or company. This is provided for educational purposes with the wish that you and your loved ones be safe, healthy, vibrant, and joyful.

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Printable Disaster & Emergency Preparedness Checklists
Federal & Non-Government Websites Related To Disasters & Emergency Preparedness
  • Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
    Provides information regarding toxic substances, including exposure registries, medical education, emergency response, risk assessments for contaminated sites, and comprehensive information about toxic substances of all types.
  • Air Now
    Displays air quality index ratings, ozone, and particulate levels for every state in the United States.
  • Be Ready Campaign
    Provides information to help people prepare for and respond to emergencies. Offers advice on assembling a simple emergency supply kit and creating a family emergency plan. Furnishes links to state and local emergency management services.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Offers information on many health safety topics, including diseases, healthy living, injuries, travelers’ health, and environmental health. Provides weekly updates of influenza outbreaks and publications that discuss infectious diseases
  • Department of Homeland Security
    Provides a broad range of information relating to homeland security, including the national threat level, travel alerts and procedures, emergency preparation guidelines, immigration policies and border initiatives, school safety, and other security-related topics.
  • Department of Interior
    Responsible for the conservation and management of federal land and administration programs relating to Native Americans, Alaskans, and Hawaiians. Provides many useful links, including USGS, National Park Service, and US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Department of Justice
    Provides information on federal law enforcement, including the country’s Most Wanted and Missing Persons lists. Furnishes links to report a crime, report or identify a missing person, locate an inmate or sex offender, or provide a tip to the FBI.
  • Environmental Protection Agency
    Discusses environmental issues, including water, air quality, climate, waste/pollution, and ecosystems. Provides regional and national environmental news, and a listing of environmental laws and regulations. Contains links to report environmental violations or spills.
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
    Provides extensive information about preparing for and recovering from numerous types of emergencies and disasters. Gives instructions on applying for disaster assistance; displays flood maps and declarations of disaster areas
  • Food and Drug Administration
    Provides information concerning food safety, nutrition, bioterrorism, food bacteria outbreaks, animal-related illnesses, drug approvals and alerts, radiation-emitting products, and vaccines
  • Food Safety
    Lists information pertaining to food handling, cooking temperatures, food illnesses, inspections, and product recalls.
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin
    Focuses on ocean and atmospheric conditions. Provides links to forecasts and weather alerts, atmospheric research, conservation activities, and environmental concerns
  • National Weather Service
    Gives up-to-date weather forecasts, warnings, radar, air quality, flooding, and weather safety information, including hazard assessments and weather radios.
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission
    Oversees issues relating to nuclear energy production and safety, including reactors, materials, and waste. Provides recommendations for radiological emergency preparations, and maps of active nuclear reactors and waste disposal sites
  • National Traffic and Road Closure Information
    Displays maps and associated links to traffic conditions and road closures across the United States
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Develops and executes policies on agriculture, farming, and food. Topics include pest control, weather, animal health, food aid, a plant database, food and nutrition, farm bills, and agricultural news.
  • U.S. Fire Administration
    Manages programs relating to fire fighting and fire safety, and collects statistics on incidents and deaths. Also provides fire safety and prevention information.
  • U.S. Geological Survey
    Provides scientific information about the country’s landscape, resources, and natural hazards, including earthquakes, floods, droughts, wildfires, climate change, volcanoes, and invasive species.
  • U.S. Office of Personnel Management
    Maintains disaster preparedness information specifically targeted to federal employees
  • Pandemic Flu
    Furnishes extensive information about pandemic and flu outbreaks, vaccinations, and preparations around the world.
  • American Red Cross
    Lists links to disaster preparation, including for those with special needs (children, elderly, and disabled). Also, provides information on how to receive assistance after a disaster, and take first aid or other training classes.
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
    Offers emergency preparedness information relating to pets and livestock
  • Equipped to Survive
    Furnishes information on first aid kits, position locator beacons, survival equipment, and other emergency gear
  • Google Flu Trends
    Tracks influenza outbreaks around much of the world. Compares current year’s flu activity to previous years’
  • Institute for Business and Home Safety
    Offers practical information on preparing for earthquakes, floods, freezing weather, hail, high winds, hurricanes, tornados, and wildfires.
  • Kids Health
    Provides medical and first aid information relating specifically to children’s needs. Contains useful instruction sheets for dealing with a host of medical and first aid issues.
  • National Fire Protection Association
    Provides fact sheets and safety tips regarding prevention, fire proofing your home, and evacuation
  • Web MD
    An online resource that offers medical condition information, symptom-based diagnoses, and health-related news.

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